Helen Vari Film Award

Must apply.  Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $2800.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to Film majors in their 3rd or 4th year of study
– Must demonstrate outstanding creative or scholarly achievement and overall academic excellence
– Must demonstrate financial need
– OSOTF: Residence information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent resident or protected person and Ontario resident as per OSAP criteria



The Roberto Ariganello Memorial Award

Student must complete and submit a Student Financial Profile to be eligible for this award.


Award Value: $1250.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Graduate Student
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Year 3, Year 4, or MFA student in the Department of Film who demonstrates a devotion to the medium of film (16mm, 35mm, or super-8mm).
– Must demonstrate financial need
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person, who is a resident of Ontario.



Miron Deca Memorial Award

Student must apply through Student Financial Services.


Award Value: $1500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Graduate Student
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Applicant must be 3rd or 4th year or a Masters of Fine Arts student in the Dept of Film.
– Must demonstrate an ardent intellectual curiosity, a thirst for knowledge and an interdisciplinary dedicated preoccupation for Fine Arts.
– Applicant must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person
– Must be a resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need



Film & Video Bursary

Student must apply and complete a Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $800.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Student must be an undergraduate film and video major in good standing
– Student must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Must be an Ontario resident
– Must demonstrate financial need



Gajdecki Visual Effects Award

Applicants must apply.  This award supports production costs of the recipient’s fourth-year project.


Award Value: $1400.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Student must be a 4th year video major in the production stream.
– Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or protected persons
– Must be a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.



James Beveridge Bursary

A Student Financial Profile is required when applying to this bursary.


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to applicant with the best proposal for a documentary film for 4th year production.
– Demonstrated financial need will be a stipulation.



Universal Studios Canada Film & Video Scholarship

Student must complete a Student Financial Profile and apply to this Scholarship.  When completing the profile, please include a personal statement outlining your outstanding achievement in production work to date, and on the merit of the 4th year project proposal.


Award Value: $1500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to 4th year film and video majors in recognition of outstanding achievement in production work to date and the merit of their fourth-year project proposals.
– Scholarship used to offset production expenses of the fourth-year projects.
– All 4th year production students who have submitted project proposals are automatically considered.
– Successful candidates will receive their Scholarship funds upon presentation of receipts for production expenses associated with their fourth-year project.



Cinespace Studios Film & Video Production Award

A SFP is required when applying to this award.


Award Value: $1750.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– This award recognizes exceptional artistic merit and achievement shown by a Year 3 film and video major
– Must demonstrate financial need
– Will be awarded at the end of the winter 2018 term to a 3rd year Film & Video major returning to 4th year production



Lynn Sarah Torode Memorial Scholarship

Department of Film selects recipient. No application required.


Award Value: $600.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given in recognition of academic/artistic excellence and promise
– 4th year student specializing in cinematography or television in the Department of Film. Preference will be given to a female student as this award commemorates Lynn Torode, the first female cinematographer at the CBC.



The E.S. Rogers Film & Video Scholarship

A Student Financial Profile is not required to apply to this Scholarship.


Award Value: $1750.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded in recognition of academic excellence to a Year 4 production student in the Department of Film to help offset production costs for an approved fourth-year project of outstanding merit.